Decisions in a pinch

MBI researchers identify a role of receptor tyrosine kinases in the regulation of the cellular mechanosensory machinery

Elongation by contraction

Contractile force generated by actomyosin networks lengthens cell boundaries

A cellular shock absorber

How talin structure makes it an ideal force buffer

Multicolor super resolution imaging

Using multicolor super resolution imaging to monitor simultaneously talin stretching and binding of vinculin to talin

Shaping lumens by force

How extracellular matrix scaffolding guides lumen elongation

To proliferate or not? ECM topography can dictate!

MBI Scientists reveal the effects of ECM topography on the proliferation of normal and cancer cells